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Manicure with a gray varnish

Manicure with a gray varnish

There is an opinion that gray color (in this case - the main tone) including a varnish with such shade it is very boring and sad that a marigold has to be bright and cheerful, and differently people around will never turn attention to you, taking for an uninteresting gray mouse.

It is clear that bright color looks attractively, as well as correctly picked up clothes or a bright make-up. But how many exists opportunities beautifully to combine gray shades – many even don't guess it.

It is necessary to pay attention to one nuance – the gray varnish most favourably looks against warm clothes. From here the conclusion arises that for design in gray tones it is necessary to wait for late fall, and then it is possible to experiment it till early spring.

The last some seasons stylists and designers note that gray color isn't considered something second-grade any more and to it the attention of women of fashion considerably increased. The leader among all gray tones who is called one of the most popular in the current year was defined even – it call "A spark skin" and consider intelligent.

Such situation forced professional manicurists to be reached seriously by development of idea on design of a nail plate with gray color therefore its great opportunities for such application opened.

Features of color

In fact, having mixed two colors of achromatic character (black and white), it was succeeded to receive primary color. It turned out same achromatic and didn't summon any sympathies from artists, designers and other designers at all.

Always was considered that if the woman chooses for herself gray shades in clothes, she is the uninteresting person – unsociable and boring. And here in bright dresses always judged people as about self-assured, ambitious and knowing how it is necessary to communicate correctly. But there was a lot of charm and in gray tones that they and are distinguished first of all, so it is notes of wisdom and intelligence.

When it is necessary to pick up this or that gel varnish of the main tone, you understand, what their set and as differently each of them looks. White-skinned girls have more to the person light gray tone, and to dark-complexioned girls – dark gray.

Possible options of a combination

The main tone designers call "friendly" for its ability organically to be combined with absolutely different shades. The manicure with a gray varnish will become an ideal combination for pastel tones. However, not less harmoniously it will be combined and with:

  • the blue;
  • the white;
  • the dark blue;
  • the pink;
  • the mustard-yellow;
  • in the emerald color.

Form and length of nails

According to experts, manicure of gray color it will be most favorable to nail plate to look on average on length. If they rather long, then it is better to give preference to lighter tone, differently the manicure will look excessively defiantly. But to women of fashion with a short marigold is quite admissible to paint them in the most dark of all gray shades, and it from outside will look quite organically.


Simple options are designed for girls, special experience in all nuances of work which yet don't have with a nail plate and therefore these works aren't labor-consuming and easily feasible. These are those methods which helped a silver-gray covering to reach big heights and to appear among the first a manikyurny rating.


The design with smooth transition from one color to another was pleasant to many girls therefore such equipment already some seasons doesn't lose popularity. Most of all it appeared lovers of horizontal equipment to an ombra when the edge of a nail turns out more dark. Visually such coloring extends a nail plate.

There is a desire to experiment with different shades on own marigold, and there is a lot of them that it is almost impossible, it is possible to find the following way out: serially to cover each of a marigold with lighter tone. For this purpose it is necessary to be prepared simply that so many varnishes turned out, how many fingers you decided to cover with different tones – five or ten.

Will help to make to an ombra with the main gray varnish video below.

Service jacket

The service jacket is called still "the designer's smile", and experiments with gray gel varnish are quite pertinent here. On the soft gray basis "friendly" tone will let for registration of a tip of a nail plate practically any color though most of all will be suitable for it:

  • the black;
  • the white;
  • the pink;
  • the green;
  • the yellow;
  • the blue;
  • nacreous silvery shade.

The return service jacket or as it is called still, "lunar" manicure is the same gray basis and brilliant addition (silvery or golden).

The opaque

Such design work can replace habitual luster with ease. But it doesn't mean that it is necessary to get gray opaque gel varnish still now. Everything is much simpler – it is also one more nuance of which many women of fashion don't know, and the effect is gained interesting and unexpected. It is necessary to cause the pleasant tone of a varnish from the collection, and over it – a covering finishing, but not usual, but special - opaque. Other effect – unusual and interesting is as a result gained absolutely.

As responses of some girls testify, intelligent velvet in house conditions can be reached much more simply. Girls recommend to apply the favourite gray varnish on a nail plate, and further to take them over steam. Hotly, of course, but the beauty demands the victims is everything it is known!


Drawings look ideally on a gray neutral basis. Here it is important to follow rules of contrast that is if the image is planned dark, it should be placed on a basis of lighter tone if the picture is supposed light tones – it a place on a dark gray background.

And it is possible to draw anything – here on what the imagination will be enough. A nail – not paper, but too, as they say, will endure everything - and various patterns with monograms, and flowers, and even animals can be represented if, of course, the talent allows.

With pastes

When any especially festive event is planned, in design of a marigold existence of the sparkling stones will be not superfluous. And with a neutral basis it is possible at all not to be afraid to oversaturate design gloss even if stones will be present at a large number. The generosity of a decor will be successfully maleficiated neutral gray, and about bad taste there will be no speech also.

With approach of each new season designers offer everything new and new options with gray gel varnish. And if with such monophonic covering a marigold always looks simply and at the same time stylishly, design options on the basis of the main tone is something excellent! That costed only, for example, by a pink craquelure on a gray basis, and time for work doesn't leave much, and for daily socks are very practical option.

Design options

Recently there were some novelties with the main design about which it is worth talking separately.

Shade of the silver-gray

Experts in the field of manicure consider this development as the most popular recently. There is even a tendency of praise of a silvery metallic not only in a manikyurny covering, but also in dresses. The most suitable definitions such taka – magnificent and precious, but not boring!

Covering in dark tones of primary color

Wet asphalt, shade which to the maximum resembles on black, like to cover the marigold of the girl still absolutely young or those to whom to liking such musical direction as hard rock. Ladies of more advanced age treat dark tones gray, as something beyond moreover and very gloomy. Though is at such design and positive sides – it visually does a nail plate longer, and any defect of a surface reliably masks.

The gray-blue decision in design

As well as gray eyes with blueness it is more beautiful simply gray, and the manicure from mix of the main and blue flowers turns out softer and more cheerful than the purely gray. From it simply there is no wish to look away, its smoky-blue noble beauty is so pleasant. Favourably looks with dresses in cold shades.

The light gray

This color on a nail plate looks festively elegantly is the real competitor of a snow-white shade. Only before a covering the nail plate has to be processed in due form, differently any defect or roughness will be evident at once and will spoil general impression. You put a varnish in some layers – dabs so won't be visible.

The main tone with the emerald

In this design two most stylish met, according to experts, a shade for manicure. Here different combinations, extensions, additions in the form of pastes are possible. Gray with the emerald it is magnificent on long sharp nails which look with such covering rather soft and not so impudent.

With the olive

Such registration won't be evident and it will be chosen by those ladies who wouldn't like to draw to themselves excessive attention. Though if on the fan, such stylish restraint is very much even "tasty"!

With the lilac

It is best of all to give such trend mix, as opaque option. Any woman in her collection has to have this improbable beauty tone. It is that case when it is worth listening to council and it is worth looking for such varnish on specialized shops because simple mixing will hardly possible to achieve the necessary result.

With lavandovy

This combination turns out incredibly gentle and soft. It is the most universal of all combinations to the main tone. Such covering will approach both warm winter clothes, and the easy summer. Not without reason after all many fashionable houses so often use lavandovy and lilac shades in the displays. But anyway, the shade of manicure has to differ at least slightly on tone from a dress.

Some more successful combinations to the main tone:

  1. Carried a gray covering in connection with the yellow and mustard to the original.
  2. Courageous women can recommend contrast red and gray.
  3. Stylish cheerful pink color of a covering in a combination to the quiet basic, is unanimously recognized by experts the most successful opening of year. Colors are ideally suited each other.
  4. Gray manicure with blue called quiet and stylish, not having contraindications.
  5. If the decor in the form of monograms or drawings is supposed, for a basis the gray-white covering is recommended.
  6. Lucky find called also a black-white-gray covering.
  7. Only the main and black well looks in the graduated design.